Specimen Information

Megabalanus coccopoma
Megabalanus coccopoma
(Titan acorn barnacle)
Crustaceans-Barnacles
Exotic

Specimen ID167080
GroupCrustaceans-Barnacles
GenusMegabalanus
Speciescoccopoma
Common NameTitan acorn barnacle
StateGA
CountyChatham
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, on a bouy off Wassaw and Ossabaw Islands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOgeechee Coastal
HUC8 Number03060204
HUC10 NameOssabaw Sound-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0306020403
HUC12 NameOssabaw Sound-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030602040305
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statuscollected
CommentsThe bouy was washed up on Ossabaw Island. Coordinates are where the bouy was deployed in the South Channel of Ossabaw Sound. Native to tropical eastern Pacific Ocean.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordnation
VerifierFabio Pitombo, Universidade Federal Fluminense, BZ
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Size80 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/12/2021].

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